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Public Affairs Manager

Public Affairs Manager

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Communications, Permanent

  • Job Type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £45,000 + Significant Bonus Potential

  • Contact:

    Julia Thomas

  • Contact Email:

    JThomas@vmagroup.com

  • Job Ref:

    JT913963

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry Date:

    2019-02-09

  • Consultant:

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This is a significant, newly created role, within a membership organisation managing high profile issues with a strong public interest.  The Public Affairs Manager will lead on engagement with key stakeholders from government departments, politicians, third parties, think tanks and consumer campaigners.

  • Take responsibility for identifying and handling potential reputational challenges for the industry.
  • Manage the organisation/industry’s public affairs programme to deliver clear results – delivering a high profile events programme supporting the broader strategy,
  • A strong strategic mind-set is required for this role along with the ability to demonstrate an exceptional understanding of how political/stakeholder engagement in with the campaigning ethos, which sits at the heart of the organisation.
  • Work closely with the Communications Manager to design and deliver campaigns that will positively impact the reputation of the industry.
  • Working alongside the Communications Manager, the Public Affairs Manager will lead on specific campaigns and projects.
  • Demonstrate outstanding stakeholder engagement expertise. This role will lead on developing relationships with government, regulators, consumer groups and other key stakeholders.